Average Teacher Salary in Torrance Unified School District

The average teacher salary in Torrance Unified School District is $55,465.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $30,186 $20,508 $23,690 $28,394 $34,832 $42,034
Kindergarten $56,532 $34,036 $41,811 $54,114 $70,771 $84,106
Elementary $61,614 $39,213 $46,606 $60,201 $75,559 $88,701
Middle school $63,544 $37,698 $47,673 $62,836 $78,665 $93,323
High school $65,450 $41,500 $50,731 $65,355 $79,556 $93,558

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General Facts

  • Staff: 2,087
  • Full time teachers: 1,057
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 22 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 157
  • Instructional Coordinators: 3
  • Elementary Teachers: 622
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 82
  • Pre-K Teachers: not available
  • High School Teachers: 348
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 24,536

Financial Statistics for Torrance Unified School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $61,489,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $158,103,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $10,122,000
  • Total revenue: $229,714,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $129,524,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $127,788,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $39,975,000
  • Expenditures per student: $9,602,000
  • Total expenditures: $218,284,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $62,774,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $11,965,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Torrance Unified School District

Elementary Schools within the Torrance Unified School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Anza Elementary
1005 South Anza St
El Cajon, CA 92020
619-588-3116
  • Total: 495
  • Kindergarten: 118
  • 1st grade: 111
  • 2nd grade: 87
  • 3rd grade: 90
  • 4th grade: 97
  • 5th grade: 97
22 to 1 23 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Arlington Elementary
Hwy 299
Canby, CA 96015
530-233-7201
  • Total: 13
  • Kindergarten: 87
  • 1st grade: 101
  • 2nd grade: 99
  • 3rd grade: 92
  • 4th grade: 102
  • 5th grade: 98
13 to 1 1 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Edison Elementary
4077 35th St
San Diego, CA 92104
619-283-5961
  • Total: 646
  • Kindergarten: 140
  • 1st grade: 141
  • 2nd grade: 127
  • 3rd grade: 134
  • 4th grade: 134
  • 5th grade: 139
16 to 1 41 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Evelyn Carr Elementary
3404 West 168th St
Torrance, CA 90504
310-533-4467
  • Total: 453
  • Kindergarten: 83
  • 1st grade: 61
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 80
  • 4th grade: 83
  • 5th grade: 75
20 to 1 23 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Fern Elementary
1314 Fern Ave
Torrance, CA 90503
310-533-4506
  • Total: 522
  • Kindergarten: 73
  • 1st grade: 92
  • 2nd grade: 75
  • 3rd grade: 90
  • 4th grade: 95
  • 5th grade: 97
22 to 1 24 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Hickory Elementary
2800 West 227th St
Torrance, CA 90505
310-533-4672
  • Total: 843
  • Kindergarten: 141
  • 1st grade: 138
  • 2nd grade: 162
  • 3rd grade: 134
  • 4th grade: 145
  • 5th grade: 123
23 to 1 37 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Howard Wood Elementary
2250 West 235th St
Torrance, CA 90501
310-533-4484
  • Total: 394
  • Kindergarten: 59
  • 1st grade: 62
  • 2nd grade: 67
  • 3rd grade: 71
  • 4th grade: 71
  • 5th grade: 64
22 to 1 18 Kindergarten 5th Grade
John Adams Elementary
2350 Border Ave
Corona, CA 92882
951-736-3313
  • Total: 756
  • Kindergarten: 118
  • 1st grade: 105
  • 2nd grade: 121
  • 3rd grade: 105
  • 4th grade: 97
  • 5th grade: 100
  • 6th grade: 110
20 to 1 38 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Joseph Arnold Elementary
4100 227th St
Torrance, CA 90505
310-533-4524
  • Total: 614
  • Kindergarten: 92
  • 1st grade: 100
  • 2nd grade: 100
  • 3rd grade: 104
  • 4th grade: 98
  • 5th grade: 120
21 to 1 30 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Lincoln Elementary
851 North Stanford Ave
Lindsay, CA 93247
559-562-2571
  • Total: 784
  • Kindergarten: 119
  • 1st grade: 105
  • 2nd grade: 110
  • 3rd grade: 107
  • 4th grade: 109
  • 5th grade: 103
23 to 1 34 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Riviera Elementary
365 Paseo De Arena
Torrance, CA 90505
310-533-4460
  • Total: 701
  • Kindergarten: 119
  • 1st grade: 110
  • 2nd grade: 132
  • 3rd grade: 111
  • 4th grade: 115
  • 5th grade: 114
21 to 1 33 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Seaside Elementary
4651 Sharynne Ln
Torrance, CA 90505
310-533-4532
  • Total: 685
  • Kindergarten: 120
  • 1st grade: 100
  • 2nd grade: 109
  • 3rd grade: 107
  • 4th grade: 108
  • 5th grade: 141
21 to 1 32 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Torrance Elementary
2125 Lincoln Ave
Torrance, CA 90501
310-533-4500
  • Total: 506
  • Kindergarten: 92
  • 1st grade: 73
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 67
  • 4th grade: 108
  • 5th grade: 78
19 to 1 27 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Towers Elementary
5600 Towers St
Torrance, CA 90503
310-533-4535
  • Total: 527
  • Kindergarten: 73
  • 1st grade: 72
  • 2nd grade: 87
  • 3rd grade: 80
  • 4th grade: 108
  • 5th grade: 107
21 to 1 25 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Victor Elementary
17670 North Bruella Rd
Victor, CA 95253
209-331-7441
  • Total: 232
  • Kindergarten: 159
  • 1st grade: 162
  • 2nd grade: 167
  • 3rd grade: 175
  • 4th grade: 175
  • 5th grade: 191
16 to 1 15 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Walteria Elementary
24456 Madison St
Torrance, CA 90505
310-533-4487
  • Total: 635
  • Kindergarten: 118
  • 1st grade: 104
  • 2nd grade: 104
  • 3rd grade: 113
  • 4th grade: 99
  • 5th grade: 97
21 to 1 31 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Yukon Elementary
17815 Yukon Ave
Torrance, CA 90504
310-533-4477
  • Total: 364
  • Kindergarten: 52
  • 1st grade: 68
  • 2nd grade: 59
  • 3rd grade: 59
  • 4th grade: 63
  • 5th grade: 63
20 to 1 19 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Torrance Unified School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bert M. Lynn Middle
5038 Halison St
Torrance, CA 90503
310-533-4495
  • Total: 768
  • 6th grade: 262
  • 7th grade: 260
  • 8th grade: 246
30 to 1 26 6th Grade 8th Grade
Calle Mayor Middle
4800 Calle Mayor
Torrance, CA 90505
310-533-4548
  • Total: 814
  • 6th grade: 263
  • 7th grade: 279
  • 8th grade: 272
27 to 1 30 6th Grade 8th Grade
Casimir Middle
17220 Casimir Ave
Torrance, CA 90504
310-533-4498
  • Total: 698
  • 6th grade: 223
  • 7th grade: 233
  • 8th grade: 242
28 to 1 25 6th Grade 8th Grade
Edward J. Richardson Middle
23751 Nancy Lee Ln
Torrance, CA 90505
310-533-4790
  • Total: 714
  • 6th grade: 251
  • 7th grade: 237
  • 8th grade: 226
28 to 1 26 6th Grade 8th Grade
J. H. Hull Middle
2080 West 231st St
Torrance, CA 90501
310-533-4516
  • Total: 599
  • 6th grade: 187
  • 7th grade: 188
  • 8th grade: 224
26 to 1 24 6th Grade 8th Grade
Jefferson Middle
823 Acacia St
Oceanside, CA 92054
760-757-6060
  • Total: 1,269
  • 6th grade: 429
  • 7th grade: 415
  • 8th grade: 395
24 to 1 52 6th Grade 8th Grade
Madrona Middle
21364 Madrona Ave
Torrance, CA 90503
310-533-4562
  • Total: 750
  • 6th grade: 249
  • 7th grade: 262
  • 8th grade: 239
27 to 1 28 6th Grade 8th Grade
Philip Magruder Middle
4100 West 185th St
Torrance, CA 90504
310-533-4527
  • Total: 777
  • 6th grade: 241
  • 7th grade: 252
  • 8th grade: 284
27 to 1 29 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Torrance Unified School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
North High
3620 West 182nd St
Torrance, CA 90504
310-533-4412
  • Total: 2,215
  • 9th grade: 687
  • 10th grade: 537
  • 11th grade: 628
  • 12th grade: 590
27 to 1 83 9th Grade 12th Grade
South High
4801 Pacific Coast Hwy
Torrance, CA 90505
310-533-4352
  • Total: 2,235
  • 9th grade: 668
  • 10th grade: 454
  • 11th grade: 490
  • 12th grade: 454
25 to 1 91 9th Grade 12th Grade
Torrance High
2200 Carson St
Torrance, CA 90501
310-533-4396
  • Total: 2,186
  • 9th grade: 541
  • 10th grade: 587
  • 11th grade: 523
  • 12th grade: 535
26 to 1 85 9th Grade 12th Grade
West High
20401 Victor St
Torrance, CA 90503
310-533-4299
  • Total: 2,116
  • 9th grade: 650
  • 10th grade: 474
  • 11th grade: 565
  • 12th grade: 575
25 to 1 84 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Torrance Unified School District (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Gene Drevno Community Day
2291 West Washington Ave
Torrance, CA 90501
310-972-6004
  • Total: 25
  • 7th grade: 1
  • 8th grade: 9
  • 9th grade: 2
  • 10th grade: 4
  • 11th grade: 5
  • 12th grade: 4
13 to 1 2 7th Grade 12th Grade
Shery (kurt T.) High (continuation)
2600 Vine St
Torrance, CA 90501
310-533-4440
  • Total: 200
  • 10th grade: 3
  • 11th grade: 56
  • 12th grade: 141
22 to 1 9 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $28,146
  • Median family income: $67,113
  • Median male income: $41,669
  • Median female income: $28,801
  • Median income of a renter: $41,592
  • Median income of a home owner: $71,800
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    4,145 4,835 6,510 11,150 9,645

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